Department of Political Science

Why study political science at Missouri State?

  • You will learn from our faculty who are experts on every continent and are ready to share their expertise with you.
  • You will find that our faculty have connections with and experience in city, state and national government.
  • Student organizations, study away opportunities, internships and career resources are available in all of our programs.
  • Minors in our program can be paired with several majors from many other colleges within the University.
  • Options in education will help you better serve the needs of the students that you teach.

We have the world covered

Each of our programs in the political science department strives to enhance the critical reading, writing and thinking skills of our students. Faculty members enjoy sharing their knowledge with students and many speak to large audiences outside of the classroom.

Our graduates are working all over the world in a number of careers in international relations, public administration, management, government and law. With a wide variety of courses we can provide you with the knowledge you need to succeed in any career.

View our mission and assessment statement to see how we are prepared to ensure your success.

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